Dr. Emily Kieran

Dr. Emily Kieran, Clinical Assistant Professor, UBC

Name:
Dr. Emily Kieran

Role:
Clinical Assistant Professor, UBC
Medical Lead, Neonatal Complex Care Program
Neonatologist, BC Women’s Hospital

Qualifications:
MB, BCh, BAO, MRCPI (Paed), PhD

Biography:
Dr. Emily Kieran received her Medical Degree from the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland. She completed her General Pediatrics and initial Neonatal training in Ireland. She was awarded a PhD for her research in the use of central vascular catheters in newborn infants from University College Dublin. Drawn by the mountains, Dr. Kieran came to BC Women’s Hospital, first completing a Fellowship in Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine before being hired as a Neonatologist and Clinical Assistant Professor in 2018.

Dr. Kieran’s main area of clinical and research interest surrounds the care of Neonates with Complex Medical Needs, those on long-term respiratory support and technology dependant at discharge.